A film festival in Berlin focuses on Moroccan women in front of and behind the camera, as well as their role in film and society. Rare encounters and glimpses into life in Morocco.
Hooligans and Iranian women heading to the stadium, Maradona and Pelé showcasing their skills: To get in the mood ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, here are 11 of our favorite soccer movies.
Renowned Iranian photographer and filmmaker Shirin Neshat is back with Looking for Oum Kulthum, a film tracing the life of a legendary Egyptian singer. Neshat spoke to DW ahead of its June 7 release in Germany.
The #MeToo movement has caused shockwaves in the USA and Europe, but in many countries, the discussion about the taboo topic of sexual violence has met much more resistance. In Japan, one woman changed the debate when she wrote a book about being raped by a high-ranking journalist. And in Africa, female filmmakers are setting out to change things through film.
Dieter Kosslick, who has led the Berlinale since 2001, is to be replaced in 2020. Media reports have revealed that Locarno's artistic director, Carlo Chatrian, will take over; official announcements are still to come.
France overlooks its lower class, Edouard Louis tells DW. The literary star defies his country's elites and social taboos with his autobiographical novels, including his latest, History of Violence — now out in English.
On June 20, the British maestro conducts his last symphony concert as the Berlin Philharmonic's music director. The collaboration between orchestra and conductor ends as it began: with Mahler's Sixth Symphony.
Composed of over 7,000 oil barrels, the sculpture by the revered artist floats on the Serpentine Lake in London's Hyde Park through September 23. It accompanies a retrospective of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's work.
So far, it has been difficult to get a hold of documents of the renowned composer. But that will be much easier after the Wagner National Archive has been digitized.
It's all about royals, riders and noble horses once again. For the 307th time, the world's most famous and prestigious horse race is taking place on the Royal Ascot Racecourse. Here's a style guide for the event.
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